Begonia

We are offering a selection of borderline hardy Begonia that will do well in semi shade, particularly in a town garden or courtyard. They are stars in troughs, raised bed or pots.
Begonia emeiensis

Begonia emeiensis

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

A spreading species with chunky rhizomes. Large green rounded to heart shaped leaves in the growing season, dormant over winter.. Has proved very hardy and easy in a woodland garden, a great addition to a hardy tropical looking space. Pink flower to 4cm under the foliage in late Summer.

Price: 5.50


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Begonia grandis 'Alba'

Begonia grandis 'Alba'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to September

syn Begonia evasiana 'Alba' the white form of this easy, hardy, dry shade tolerant Begonia. Doesn't emerge until late April maybe May and will grow up to 60cm to flower in September. A thing of beauty.

Price: 5.95


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Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'

Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant size: 15cm (6in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: N/A to N/A

These tuberous begonias are very hardy and easy in the semi shaded parts of the garden. To 40cm tall they have pink flowers in September and October and are dormant over winter, emerging in early May. They contibute foliage over most of the growing season and flowers when 'little else is a doing' should we say. Suprisingly tolerant of dry soils. Red undies refers to the underneath of the corrugated green leaves which are red.

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